The Alternative High Street


Here we list some services and contacts you may find usefull. We have listed these companies based on reputation and known trust. As with all products where there is a long term financial commitment, please ensure you understand the details of any agreement. Always keep contact details and dates of transaction etc - these can be invaluable if there are any future snags. If you are purchasing a product or service and paying for it in total, then if possible, use a credit card, that way you have protection under the consumer credit act should there be a problem.

Cheap Insurance

Aviva Car, Home & Life Insurance - Car, Home, Travel and Health Insurance; Life, Savings, Investments and Pensions. Get an Aviva Quote Direct from one of Britains Largest Insurance Providers.

John Lewis Insurance

John Lewis Pet Insurance - With Lifetime Cover for vet fees, emergency dental care (needed due to an injury) and third-party liability if your dog causes damage to others, we can help protect both you and your best friend.

Gadget Insurance

Gadget Cover - Benefiting from 20 years of experience, Gadget Cover is formed by people who believe that quality products can be affordable. We cover theft, loss, accidental damage and extended warranty.

BT Broadband

BT Infinity - gives you a superfast fibre optic broadband connection with speeds of up to 76Mb which lets you do more online, with everyone online together. It's great for downloading or streaming movies, TV shows and music. You can watch iPlayer with less interruption and HD video with less buffering.

Virgin Train Tickets

Virgin Trains -

Book Direct With Virgin Trains and Save. No Booking Fees & No Card Fees - No Card Charges · Timetables Available -Onboard WiFi

Destinations: London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow, Preston

Boutique Hotels UK

Browns Guide to Boutique Hotels UK - probaly the most comprehensive guide to boutique hotels available within the UK today.

A must for the discerning traveller or businessman / woman.

English Cottages

Protect Your Bubble - What Mobile Awards Winner 2016 - Best Insurance Provider. Get Protected Today! Multi-gadget Discounts · Worldwide Cover · Bicycle Insurance · Multi-Gadget Discount Insurance coverage: Cracked Screen, Broken Buttons, Liquid Damage

Last Minute Holidays

Last Minute Travel - Plan your next trip with Last Minute Travel. Reserve seats on flights, read reviews, and book hotels. Find the best deals on vacation packages, cruises, and rental ..

Trains Europe

SNCB Europe - Find easily your international train tickets Here! Eurostar, Thalys, TGV & ICE.

Best available fares · 250,000 sales per month · 7 / 7 customer service · Book Eurostar, Thalys, DB

Brands: Eurostar, Thalys, ICE, TGV, IC

John Lewis Insurance

John Lewis Home Cover - We’ll help keep a roof over your head if your home becomes uninhabitable as a result of a claim by covering the cost of similar temporary accommodation while it’s rebuilt.

Computer Anti-Virus

Norton Anti Virus - Complete anti virus and malware solutions. Defends against viruses, spyware, malware, and online threats - stay safe.

Travel Insurance

John Lewis Travel Insurance - Enjoy an entire year’s worth of exploring new horizons. We can cover multiple trips of up to 60 days each.

Best Travel Insurance

Staysure Travel Insurance - We've been insuring customers with a variety of needs for over 10 years. All pre-existing medical conditions considered and no upper age limit. Our specialists are on hand to answer your queries seven days a week.

Broadband Providors

Virgin High Speed Broadband -

Travel Tips

Thomas Cook Flights

Thomas Cook - As holiday experts with over 175 years’ experience, we have the perfect escape for you, no matter what you’re looking for. Whether you’re into adventure or you just like lazing by the pool, you’ll find it all here at great prices.

Cheap Car Insurance

Staysure Car Insurance - From cars to trvel, from life to home insurance, call on the experience of Staysure - Greta rates for the over 50s.

Cheap Hotels London

London Budget

Travelodge UK

Travelodge UK - Search and book 500 hotels throughout the UK and Ireland. Enjoy upgraded rooms with comfy king size beds.